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Answering Your Questions about Custom Orthotics

Answering Your Questions about Custom Orthotics

When discussing potential treatments for foot and ankle conditions, the term “custom orthotics” can pop up in a variety of different cases. There’s a good reason for this, of course: they tend to be an effective option for many patients! You may also hear the term...

Are Your Shoes Responsible for Your Ingrown Toenails?

Are Your Shoes Responsible for Your Ingrown Toenails?

Your shoes can say a lot about you. They can give people a clue as to what you do for a living, whether you like spending time more indoors or outdoors, and even how much you like to move around. What your shoes won’t tell someone on the outside, though, is whether...

What to Do About an Ingrown Toenail (and When to Call Us Instead)

What to Do About an Ingrown Toenail (and When to Call Us Instead)

An ingrown toenail can be a painful annoyance, but most times it’s far from an emergency. Still, that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. Not at all! When an ingrown toenail strikes—and it’s reasonable to treat at home—the best time to start that treatment is as soon...

So You’ll Have Foot Surgery – What Happens After That?

So You’ll Have Foot Surgery – What Happens After That?

When some people consider foot or ankle surgery, their first concern is usually about the procedure itself. However, for a patient, that’s really one of the easier parts. It’s mainly in the hands of the surgeon, and we are trained to handle these procedures well! The...

What Should You Expect from Bunion Surgery & Do You Even Need It?

What Should You Expect from Bunion Surgery & Do You Even Need It?

Is there anything as awesome as running—especially when the conditions are just right (sunny, not too hot, not too cold, etc.)? We mean it. And we love seeing so many runners and athletes out in our community! (We’d like to extend a quick shout-out to anyone who ran...

Is there a “Natural” Cure for Bunions Outside of Surgery?

Is there a “Natural” Cure for Bunions Outside of Surgery?

When it comes to bunion treatment, many people fear one big word: surgery. Bunion surgery is not a minor event, certainly. But it’s also often considered the only option someone has, and that there isn’t really anything else one can do to help their situation. This is...

What to Do When Heel Pain Stops You from Running

What to Do When Heel Pain Stops You from Running

Life has a way of sending signals our way to tell us when something needs to be done. Starting to hear a squeal while braking? You probably need new pads. Bag of kibble knocked over onto the kitchen floor? You probably need to feed the dog. Heel pain that flares up...

How Heel Spurs can Affect Runners

How Heel Spurs can Affect Runners

Is there anything as awesome as running—especially when the conditions are just right (sunny, not too hot, not too cold, etc.)? We mean it. And we love seeing so many runners and athletes out in our community! (We’d like to extend a quick shout-out to anyone who ran...